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April 16, 2014 | Douglas P. Guarino | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Nuclear Weapons Programs , SLBMs , ICBMs
The fiscal 2015 budget proposal delays -- but does not abandon -- plans for the new Navy and Air Force warheads.
April 16, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Missile Defense
The Pentagon would ax a redesign of the front-end kill vehicle atop its strategic missile interceptor if future sequestration cuts remain law.
April 16, 2014 | Uranium Enrichment , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Envoys on Tuesday said Iran has eliminated 50 percent of the uranium it could most easily convert into nuclear-bomb fuel, the Associated Press reports.
Other Current Stories
A former Bush administration policy analyst is warning a military conflict in Ukraine could affect the electric grid and endanger the nation's nuclear reactors.
An expert plan on alternatives to constructing a costly enriched-uranium processing plant has been completed and turned over to the Energy Department.
Saudi Arabia's top diplomat accused the Syrian regime of conducting new chemical strikes that he called a test of "international will," Reuters reports.
April 16, 2014 | Extended Deterrence , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
The United States on Tuesday said it had held constructive talks with China about North Korea, amid concerns about a potential forthcoming nuclear test.
A terminated U.S. Army facility worker faces charges for holding what was thought to be a deadly form of uranium, the Newark Star-Ledger reports.
Quote of the Day
Defense attorney Martin Morrison, suggesting his client, a former Army base contractor, had no ill intent in possessing uranium sulfate.
Some people have a hobby of fixing cars; his hobby is Geiger counters.